Perry Township Schools wins national award

(Photo: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching/YouTube)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - A Marion County school district is celebrating a national honor.

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching awarded Perry Township Schools Superintendent Pat Mapes the National Award for Excellence in Educator Effectiveness.

It is the first year the award has been honored.

A video presentation highlighted how teachers in the district embrace the diverse population and grow student academic achievement.

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